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Re: Making pants that fit.

New postby temom on Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:53 pm

Wow, Marty, you are amazing. I'll have to look at the book at the library.
I've never heard of a European fit before. When I have time, I'll have to google it, and hopefully not come up with anything nasty. :o
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Re: Making pants that fit.

New postby MartySews2 on Fri Jun 29, 2012 7:55 pm

Another great book is by Elizabeth Allemong whom I met thru a sewing forum. She has written a book called "The European Cut" by Vestisbooks. It can be ordered thru her website. She has an entire chapter on fitting pants. Like I've said before, I'm a collector of sewing books & read them like novels. With multiple strokes, not every thing sticks in my brain but when it comes to sewing, I can just check one of my books, DVDs or videos to find out what I need. If nothing else, I research things on the internet. Here is a video that might help you ... re=related
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Re: Making pants that fit.

New postby Shellymoon on Fri Jun 29, 2012 10:41 pm

Burda pants are wonderful for ladies with curves.
Kwik Sew come in a close second.
As for RTW, I've found the East 5th and Worthington brands at JC Penney are the best fitting.
Everything else is a waste of time!

I wear a size 18 today. A few years ago I wore a much bigger size and Burda was still the best. I did switch RTW brands after losing weight. But I found a brand that works and I am sticking with it!
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